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Hey everyone i was just putting in my short shifter and i noticed when putting the PLP shifter rod in theres a plate that gets held down with 4 10mm bolts. Now I am guessing that I use the bolts that came with the PLP because they fit into the plate better. The plate I am talking about is the part that sits ontop of the spring washer. Now I can not for the life of me get those bolts into the hole. It seems as if the bolts are not long enough. Any ideas? Thanks.

Also whats the conclusion on the little rubber boot? Take off the stock one or go without it? I was able to get it off (what a pain in the ass)
 

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is the plate flush with the other plate? if not, the ball thing has to be aligned just right to fit. you might have to give it a little quick push or a job to make it go all the way in. same happened to me (i think). that's what i did. everything should be flush then the bolts will fit in nicely.
 

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I can not get this to work. Its 4 hours later and all I have is the stock shifter out. Please I am so pissed off right now.

I put the PLP shifter into place. The white thing that sits ontop of the ball (falcrum) sits just a hair below level when put in. Then I line up the plate spring washer and metal thing and I just cant get the screws in. Also should I be able to shift at that point? cause mine wasnt moving.
 

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when you dropped the prolex shifter in, you didn't get it in the correct posiyion. If you het it in, then you will be able to mount it. Also for the rubber biit, use it. Good luck... :)
 

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that metal o-ring should fit down where the shifter sits, everything will fit perfectly, it also helps if you have an extra hand to help hold the shifter so you can push the ring

as for the rubber boot, it may decrease some of the noise so i would use it, i couldn't get it off so i said screw it
 

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you must recall what position the bend in the shifter was facing when you took the stock shifter out, i believe the bend is facing towards drivers side. Just slip the PLP in the same exact way, and it will go right in. You will also be able to shift the shifter around even though the bolts aren't in, use this to make sure the shifter is properly placed before you bolt on the metal plate. Also, I used the 4 stock bolts instead of the black ones from plp, because I ran into the same dilemma, so far no probs and i've had the shifter for about 6k miles. Good luck.
 

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I think I had the same problem you're having...nothing a rubber mallet can't fix :chill:
 
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